Hi, I’m Deb! I’m so glad you’re here to learn more about the journey that inspired this blog.
From Surviving Life…
I created this website because I had reached a point in my life where I was just surviving each day.
I had left my job to care for our new baby and was struggling to adjust and reestablish my identity. My husband was experiencing job burnout that was starting to bleed into his non-work life.
We’d each “recover” from the day by zoning out in front of the TV or our phones for 3-4 hours every night. We had no family nearby and only one friend that we saw regularly.
We disconnected from the world, and from life itself.
Our family was in survival mode…and I hated it. I wanted to lead a fulfilling life, without regret for what could have been. I wanted to focus on the things that truly mattered and brought me joy, to live with purpose, and to chase my dreams.
…To Truly Living Life
So…I made a choice. I decided to turn off the TV, set down my phone, and live my life with intention and purpose. My goals, in no particular order, were to:
- Figure out this whole parenting thing.
- Establish a supportive community of family and friends.
- Make my faith a priority instead of a footnote.
- Make mindful and regular efforts to care for my physical and mental health.
What You Can Expect to Find Here
The posts focus on providing practical guidelines to enhance your life in each of these four areas. They also address some of the issues you might encounter in each and how to overcome them.
The goal is to never discuss a lofty idea like identity or purpose without providing practical advice about what you can do to improve your life in that area today.
The overall theme is to accept that we’re not perfect. It’s to tackle the very big goal of transforming our lives, one action and one post at a time.
Could you use a little more personal encouragement on your journey from surviving life to truly living it?
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If you’re looking for a practical guide to adapt from surviving life to truly living it, then you’ve come to the right place. Let’s be the people we’ve always wanted to be!
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